Explainer: why South Africa's energy generator is in so much trouble

Eskom is by far the largest of South Africa's many state owned companies. This near monopoly power utility is in crisis. It's the single largest threat to South Africa's economy...

By Rod Crompton 3 days ago

Accenture to launch local Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining

Accenture has announced plans to launch a new Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining in Johannesburg, South Africa...

6 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Taking mining beyond the frontiers

As traditional and known reserves deplete and ore-grades fall, miners will start exploring remote and previously inaccessible locations...

7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Renewables are the game-changer in Africa

By 2035, 80% of both total global energy production and consumption will be in developing countries]...

7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Mineral exploration likely to gain traction

South Africa's mining industry crawled to the end of 2018 battered, bruised, and a mere shadow of its former world-dominating self...

By Jade Davenport 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: What to watch out for on the global renewables scene

The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. What developments we can we expect from the solar and renewable energy sectors in 2019?

By Sven Lindström 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Battery market creates the commodities of the future

The battery revolution has created a market for metals such as lithium and cobalt, which will see them outperform traditional minerals and set them up as the commodities of the future...

7 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Energy & Mining

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Energy & Mining site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

South Africa needs to refresh how it manages by-products from mining

To extract minerals from host rocks, mines grind down rock into fine sand. Once the mineral is extracted, most of this fine sand remains as a by-product called tailings...

5 Dec 2018

New digital incubator brings mining into the 21st century

Digitalisation in the mining industry goes well beyond the automation of production. It allows for new approaches to business processes and creates real opportunities to merge the digital and physical worlds...

26 Nov 2018

iDredge makes alluvial diamond mining easier

New technology, the iDredge, has produced a whopping 14,1 carats from 1,200kg of alluvial/gravel deposits in the Kasai River of the DRC in the first test run...

14 Nov 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Why South Africa should look to biomass for clean, water-wise energy

Next time you're strolling through a food market, stocking up on fruit and vegetables, consider this: you're surrounded by unharnessed energy...

By Tirivaviri Augustine Mamvura 11 Oct 2018

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